On 5 September within the 280th anniversary celebrations of Barnaul a football holiday took place on the Saharov´s square.
The first participants came already by 6.30 o´clock. Children warmed up on grounds, discussed game tactics. 97 teams were registered for the opening parade at 10 o´clock. Group number 2 was the most manifold (teenagers of 10-12). Nine teams took part in the group with children aged under 9 years old on the ground number 1.
Girls played also. And they played equally with boys at that, against them and together. The match Milashka City vs Dinamo was very lively. It seemed that all audience were in sympathy with Milashka City girls. Fans chanted “Katya! Katya! Katya!” At the same time she made a pass to her partner and she tried to score. But boys let understand that girls need to train more and won with a score 5:1.
The boys from the village Ozyorki came to the tournament in organized way and as it turned out it wasn´t useless. In group of 12-13 years old they took the first place and got presents. Audience was looking forward to see Alexey Smertin, Sergey Kormiltsev and Vladimir Beschastnyh on the ground number 5. Famous footballers played a friendly match with winner of the group 5 the team “Selkhoz” (over 17 years оld). All day long tournament participants und guests were given gratis water, granted by the company Coca-Cola.
The first group under 9 years old
1st place –Lyube
2nd place – Real
3rd place – Barсelona
The second group of 10-12 years old
1st place – Sneakers
2nd place – Center
3rd place – Dinamo
The third group of 13-14 years
1st place –Dinamo
2nd place – Anakonda
3rd place – Ozyorki-2
The fourth group of 15-16 years old
1st place –Manchester
2nd place – Yuzhny
3rd place – Rubin
The fifth group of 17 years old and over
1st place –Selhoz
2nd place – Dream-team
3rd place – Vityaz-2